Will Irregular Living Habits Lead to Dry Eyes?

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Irregular living habits including using computers for a long time and living in an air-conditioned circumstance may lead to dry eyes. Dry eyes are characterized by decreased tear production caused by eye inflammation or other eye diseases and eye problems. The causes of dry eye are varied. It may be caused by some disease such as Sjogren's syndrome; Diabetes; Lupus; Scleroderma; Thyroid disorders and Rheumatoid arthritis. Besides, some irregular living habits can also lead to dry eyes:
  • Reading books for a long time: especially reading under the sun
  • Riding a bicycle for a long time: especially in windy days
  • Using computers or mobile phones for a long time and without eye rests
  • Living in an air-conditioned circumstance
  • Living in dusty circumstance
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